You get a call with a warning that your Social Security number has been suspended because of suspicious activity or because it's been used in a crime. You are asked to confirm your number or told you need to withdraw money from the bank and buy gift cards. The phone call may be a robocaller with a message to "press 1" to speak with a "support representative" from the government to reactivate your Social Security number. The scammers use technology to spoof your Caller ID to make it look like the Social Security Administration is really calling...
After weeks of contentious negotiation, Donald Trump Jr. agreed on Tuesday to comply with the Congressional Democrats’ subpoena-backed demand that he sit for a private interview with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, the New York Times first reported. Trump Jr. has reportedly agreed to testify for between two and four hours sometime in mid-June.
Three brothers and two other men claimed in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in St. Paul that the Church has kept secret the identities and records of more than 3,400 clergy accused of sexual abuse, including some top church officials.The men are asking the court to require the Vatican to make the information public and report all alleged crimes to law enforcement worldwide...
The Trump Administration proposed last week to open more than 700,000 acres of federal land to new oil and gas drilling along California’s Central Coast... While the federal government says that the plan to open more federal land to drilling in California will create jobs and economic opportunities for the local communities, California’s governor and environmental organizations already voiced their opposition to the proposal, while energy experts say that the oil industry won’t be flocking to drill in Central California because it is expensive.
“There won’t be any war. The Iranian nation has chosen the path of resistance,” Khamenei said as cited by Iran’s state TV. “We don't seek a war, and they don't either,” he added, insisting that the Americans are well aware that a military confrontation with Iran is “not in their interests.”... The Supreme Leader also said that Tehran won’t engage in any talks on signing a new nuclear deal with Washington. “[Such] negotiations are a poison,” Khamenei said...
Mogherini warned Ankara that ”the European Union will respond appropriately and in full solidarity with Cyprus” if Turkey does not show ”restraint, and respect for the sovereign rights of Cyprus in its Exclusive Economic Zone and refrain from any such illegal action”...
Vicente said that he once approached Raniere about the “broken” appearance of actress Allison Mack, who admitted to recruiting and blackmailing sex slaves during a guilty plea in early April. According to Vicente, Raniere responded: “Well, I’m trying to break her.”
“I began to see a lot of the women just become wraith thin,” he said on Monday. “It began to look like their skin was translucent.”
While folks are debating tactics to respond to Georgia’s heartbeat bill, let’s remember that 76% of the white Women electorate in GA (more than white men) voted for Brian Kemp over Stacey Abrams. That’s where the work needs to happen. WW continue to uphold the patriarchy.
This week, oddsmakers have Biden at 5/1 odds, while Sanders has 7/1 odds. Harris has dropped to 12/1, according to Bet365... More than 20 Democrats have announced candidacy for the nomination. The 2020 Iowa Democratic caucuses will take place on Feb. 3, 2020, while the New Hampshire Democratic primary is Feb. 11, 2020.
“They’re getting brainwashed according to the news they watch,” said Cain. “And it’s been statistically shown that certain news outlets are not telling the entire truth and in some cases people are being brainwashed.”
SELL THE DEBT (China is the largest holder of US debt (about US$1.2 trillion), but selling a big part of it would be risky because any destabilisation of the markets could undermine the value of Treasury bonds held by Beijing.)
"...we’ve got to address why [they] did things the way that [they] did them...there is not an actual channel for whistleblowers like them to bring forward information that exposes egregious abuses of our constitutional rights and liberties."
An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake, leading to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet... Merkel was forced to return to Berlin by helicopter while technicians inspected the plane for damages. There have been a number of incidents involving the German government’s fleet of aircraft, leading to a shortage, the BBC reported.